Job Posting
full time Physician - Emergency Medicine at Horizon Health Network - Saint John
Saint John, New Brunswick
Job ID: 7654

Position description Date: November 2020
THE POSITION: Director of Quality Improvement, Emergency Medicine
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Horizon Health Network, Saint John area (Region 2), is actively seeking a permanent full-time Emergency Medicine Physician with a special interest and lead role in quality improvement and patient safety. The successful candidate will be expected to work clinically in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Saint John Area and will also participate in research, educational, and CPD programs, with opportunities to teach at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick. The Department is seeking a candidate who is knowledgeable and passionate about patient safety and incorporating evidence into practice, and who will lead the quality improvement program for Emergency Medicine.
Clinical excellence, an interest in teaching the health care professions and a keen interest to work effectively on interdisciplinary teams involving all levels of health care providers are essential attributes in our growing, collegial environment.

JOB DUTIES:
The following outlines the basic responsibilities. Additional duties may be assigned from time to time as may be necessary to the operation of Horizon Health Network:
• Participate in clinical care and on-call responsibilities as defined by your department.
• Participate in deliverables as outlined in the Emergency Medicine Academic Funding Plan.
• Lead the quality improvement and knowledge translation program in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Saint John.
• Participate in medical practice that is compatible with the Health Authority’s mission, values and strategic directions.

EXPECTED START DATE:
• As soon as possible.

TO APPLY/INFORMATION:
Applicants are invited to visit www.NBHealthJobs.ca.

Further information on the program is available at www.emergencymedicineNB.ca

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to GlobalCareWork.com from MDWork.com on December 2, 2020.

Application Process
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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Emergency Medicine
Region
New Brunswick
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
Director of Quality Improvement, Emergency Medicine
Call Frequency
HOURS OF WORK:
• Hours of work are agreed upon by the physician and Service/Department Head.
• The Director of Quality Improvement component of the job is a 0.25 FTE
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
REMUNERATION:
A nationally competitive Academic Funding Plan compensates Emergency Medicine physicians for clinical excellence, medical education, research and administration. The successful applicant will be compensated at an hourly rate for their clinical shifts and general contribution to the department and are eligible to receive additional funding for specific academic and administrative projects.

 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
INCENTIVES:
• Candidates may be eligible for a Provincial Recruitment Incentive with a Return of Service Agreement.
• Moving Expense Allowance with a Return of Service Agreement.
 
Qualification Requirements
Education
QUALIFICATIONS:
 A medical degree is required.
 Certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Emergency Medicine; or College of Family Physicians of Canada - Emergency Medicine, ABEM, FRCEM, or equivalent.
 Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick.
 Candidates must be eligible for an academic appointment from Dalhousie University.
 
Experience
 Experience and/or training in quality improvement and patient safety processes is preferred.
 Proficiency in English is required. Bilingual skills would be considered an asset.
 In accordance with immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada.
 Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills.
 Good attendance and work record.
 Physically able to perform assign duties.
 
Certifications
 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Horizon Health Network - Saint John 
Street Address 1
400 University Avenue 
Street Address 2
PO Box 5200 
City / Town
Saint John 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
E2L 4L4 
 
Institution Description
 
Institution Size (Beds)
151+ 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY:

Imagine…
A playground in Atlantic Canada surrounded by fresh waterways on one side and the ocean on the other.

Connect…
With a community of Maritime and Acadian people whose rich friendly culture will include you.

Belong…
To a community where families are able to raise their children in a safe, close-knit environment with a reasonable cost of living.

The Saint John area offers you a broad range of affordable housing options, from heritage properties to executive homes within the city and in nearby Kennebecasis Valley. Saint John, a booming harbor city is Canada's oldest incorporated city (1785) and home to the country's oldest museum and farmers' market. For spouses and families, there are excellent employment and educational prospects. The nearby towns and villages, such as St. Stephen, Sussex, and Grand Manan, provide a diverse selection of recreational and sport activities that appeal to all age groups.

 
Community Size
51-500k 
Community Website
   
 
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Ms. Hope Kelly 
Phone
506-648-6286 
Fax
506-648-6364 
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Published on 2020-11-17
Edited on 2020-11-17